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Saturday, July 19, 2008

Weekly Winners #24 - Jul/13 to Jul/19

4 more sleeps till the big thing!
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It's playoff time for Juan's soccer season, and his team couldn't be doing better!

After a 5-2 loss on Wednesday, they came back to win 3-2 on Friday (I missed both games due to my trip to Cornwall).
They played again yesterday morning, and boy did they come out to play!

First game, at 10:30 AM
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Getting ready for the action

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It was really hot yesterday!

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A pep talk during the halftime. We were leading 5-0 by then

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Juan scored three goals in this game!

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The final score was 10-2!

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"Guys, we're in semi-finals, no matter what happens in this afternoon's game"
"But we should win anyway"
"OK, let's"


Second game at 3:15 PM
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See Juan run!

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He shoots... keeper makes a save!

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But we get the rebound... GOAL!

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We won again! It was 2-0 this time (Juan scored the second via Penalty Kick)

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"Three cheers for the blue team!"
Blue keeper cries. He didn't know yet, but I did; they're playing against us again tomorrow,
this time for a spot in the final game.

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"Good game...good game...good game...good game..."


As I said above, our team is playing again at 9:15 AM today (yes, in 8 hours) for the semi-finals.
After that, we all run to Santi's game (it's at 11:00 AM).
If Juan's team wins, we have to run again after Santi's game, to go play the final.
Then I have to coach another soccer practice from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.

Sigh. A typical Sunday... :-)

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24 comments:

  1. I love the first picture of Juan. You said, "4 more sleeps until..." Must be a Canadian thing - my Canadian hubby says that too. Its cute.

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  2. Great soccer pictures! Brings back memories for me - Second Son played 7 seasons of soccer before switching to football. Don't envy you all that running, though!

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  3. Great photos!I love the one with the little goaly crying.

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  4. Like I was right their with you!Great series Gabriel!!

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  5. Great shots, and I love the new header, too.

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  6. Ohhh...the blue keeper cries. Great shot.

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  7. You've got a busy day ahead of you! Keep hydrated.

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  8. Hope it's not pouring rain on the boys!Don't ya just love soccer season, especially in the heat and humidity? The boys don't seem to mind though!Great shots, and good luck!

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  9. Buenisimas fotos...Sigo preguntandome el modelo de tu camara :-)Me gusto la foto en que Juan encara con pelota dominada. Es la tipica pose del que sabe. La mirada en la proxima jugada, no en la pelota.

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  10. Aw, poor little keeper.I like in the first picture where they are doing the "nice game" thing, how one player is walking hand-in-hand with a little girl. His sister? That is sweet.PS: I tried to visit this post last night, via the link on Mr. Linky, and it would not show up! What's that all about???

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  11. Love the 3rd photo from the bottom! Victory!!!

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  12. Such a fun series! Lots of summer involved :) Love the cute new header :)

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  13. Like your new look. Fun pictures.

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  14. You get such great captures in all the soccer shots you take - I always enjoy looking at them!

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  15. Yay for your boy and his team doing so well in the games!Hope they win the finals!!Great action shots you got there!! :)

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  16. I remember those days! I never played soccer but my sister did. She was the goalie. Actually, with my cousins included, we are a soccer family. It's our sport. So, I spent many, many, MANY a weekends out on the fields.

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  17. Great shots -- love the action in Juan's goal!

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  18. yay a fellow Canadian! I can't imagine playing soccer in that humidity. Great shots!

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  19. Aaahhh mi vida, me dieron unas ganas enormes de abrazar al arquero que llora.

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  20. That is a great portable "clubhouse", the tent.It looks like they all have a great time playing. What a wonderful activity.

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